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April 17, 1937

Remington's Practice of Pharmacy: A Treatise on the Making, Standardizing, and Dispensing, of Official, Unofficial, and Extemporaneous Pharmaceutical Preparations, with Descriptions of Medicinal Substances, Their Properties, Uses, and Doses, and Such Other Professional Service in Connection with Community Health as the Pharmacist may be Called Upon to Render. Intended for the Use of Pharmacists and Physicians and as a Textbook for Students

JAMA. 1937;108(16):1370. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780160062034

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This textbook, previous editions of which have occupied important places in the pharmacists' libraries for several generations, has been revised to conform with the United States Pharmacopeia XI, the National Formulary VI, and New and Nonofficial Remedies 1936. The scope of the volume is broad, covering thoroughly pharmaceutical knowledge and practice. It is a monumental piece of work in its field. Therapeutic uses for the individual drugs and their preparations are given. Although the therapeutic discussions are not highly critical, they are more conservative than in most books of this type. The chemistry and therapeutic use of glandular products have been revised and enlarged to conform with recent knowledge. This is a most reliable chapter. A new section on hospital pharmacy has been added, though the waning homeopathy is still represented. The book is complete with information on such topics as laws dealing with pharmacy, urinalysis, general description of the

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